DATASET

UDP - UNESCO sites

Collection: LUISA : Land-Use based Integrated Sustainability Assessment modelling platform 

Description

This descriptor shows the number of World Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO. To be included in the World Heritage List, sites must be of outstanding value on the basis of cultural and natural criteria. A high number of UNESCO sites indicates the strong presence of cultural/natural assets of high tourism interest. This descriptor is provided in the EU Tourism Dashboard as complementary information to characterize tourism offer. UNIT OF MEASURE: number of UNESCO sites. RESOLUTION: NUTS0, NUTS2, NUTS3. COMPLETENESS: 100%. METHODOLOGY: Geographic coordinates of UNESCO sites

were converted to vector data and aggregated per NUTS level. DATA SOURCES: UNESCO sites, NUTS 2021 classification.

Contact

Email
jrc-ktcp (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

Ricardo Barranco; Pigaiani, Cristian; Batista, Filipe (2022): UDP - UNESCO sites. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/7672742b-cba4-4895-a492-3c0d1344368c

Keywords

Europe tourism UNESCO sites World Heritage List

Data access

UNESCO sites - visualisation
URL 
UNESCO sites - download (JSON)
URL 
UNESCO sites - download (CSV)
URL 
UNESCO sites - download (ODS)
URL 
UNESCO, World Heritage Convention
Access conditions
No limitations 
URL 
  • Website

Geographic areas

Switzerland European Union Iceland Norway

Temporal coverage

From date To date
2019-01-01 2019-12-31
2021-01-01 2021-12-31

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2022-10-23
Modified date
2022-10-23
Issued date
2022-09-19
Landing page
https://tourism-dashboard.ec.europa.eu/ 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Education, culture and sport, Environment
Update frequency
annual
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/7672742b-cba4-4895-a492-3c0d1344368c
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